Research Fellowships

ND Energy offers competitive fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct energy-related research with ND Energy faculty affiliates at the University of Notre Dame. Fellowships support new advancements in energy technologies, systems, and infrastructures, while broadening the educational and research experiences of students. Applications are accepted annually during the following time periods:  

  • Eilers and Forgash Graduate Student Fellowships:  October 1 - November 15
  • Slatt Undergraduate Student Fellowships:  October 1 - November 15 (spring/fall semester awards) and February 1-28 (summer awards)

The following fellowships are made possible through the generosity of Notre Dame alumni and their families with additional support from The Fitzpatrick Endowment for Excellence for the Center for Energy, established in 2008 by the late Edward Fitzpatrick, Jr. '54; ND Energy President's Circle Endowment, established in 2012; The Michael A. O'Sullivan Endowment for Excellence in Energy Research, established in 2014 by Michael A. O'Sullivan '82; and the Earley Endowment for Excellence, established in 2015 by Anthony Earley, Jr. '71, '79 JD.

ND Energy also collaborates with departments and centers/institutes to provide additional fellowship opportunities for students and postdoctoral scholars. 

For questions or more information, please contact Barbara Villarosa at or 574-631-4776.